Edward Simpson´s `100 Strikes Against Cancer`

Edward Simpson strikes again.

Edward Simpson (pictured) continued his challenge to take 100 penalties to raise £100,000 for brain tumour research at Cirencester Arena on Friday 21st January. Cirencester Phoenix Walking Football Club goalkeeper, John Kirkman, faced up to Edward’s 24th penalty and was well beaten by a firmly struck shot into the bottom left corner.  So far Edward has raised just under £50,000, and with over 75 penalties still to take, is well on track to meet and hopefully exceed his target.

Brain cancers are the biggest cancer killers of children and adults under 40, yet research into these cancers is hugely underfunded. Edward’s own treatment was lengthy, gruelling, but successful and he doesn’t want anyone else to suffer unnecessarily, so he started this campaign.

Please make your donation to https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/100edwardsimpson

Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast, and totally secure. Once you donate, they’ll send your money directly to Brain Tumour Research, so it’s the most efficient way to give – saving time and cutting costs for the charity.

Team 100 invites all to join together and help with this cause.  Perhaps you could donate and / or share his story with others. Or maybe you can help Ed out by providing a venue for one of his strikes?

Please contact to arrange this through his mother Anne at anne.er.simpson@gmail.com

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